Faculty & Staff
Dr. Muhammad Arshad
Professor / Dean (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Ph. D, Postdoc, University of Liverpool, UK
Phone : 051-9292176  
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Fax : +92-51-9290160
Email : [email protected]
Address : Department of Botany, University of Arid Agriculture Murree Road Rawalpindi.
Work Experience : 30 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Gene transformation
  • Chemical Characterization of medicinal plants
  • Phytosociological aspects of vegetation and ethnic approach with reference to their utilization.
  • Total Publications : 156
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. A review of therapeutic potential of Saussurea lappa-An endangered plant from Himalaya. Asian journal of Tropical Medicine (Elsevier). 7(Suppl 1): S60-S69. (Impact factor = 1.2).

    2. Qtl mapping of wheat doubled haploids for chlorophyll content and chlorophyll fluorescence kinetics under drought stress imposed at anthesis stage Pak. J. Bot., 46(5): 1889-1897 (Impact factor = 1.207).

    3. Effect of biological potassium fertilization (BPF) on the availability of phosphorus and potassium to maize (Zea mays L. ) under controlled conditions. International Journal of Biosciences, 5(8):25-36 (Impact factor = 0.076).

    4. Morpho-physiological and genetic diversity of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Genotypes under iron deficiency stress Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 51(4), 953-961(Impact factor = 1.24).

    5. Integrated practices for Canada thistle suppression in rainfed wheat under contrasting climactic conditions. SYLWAN. 158(10):123-139 (Impact factor = 0.251).

    6. Genetic Diversity of Soybean Accessions Using Seed Storage Proteins. Pak. J. Bot., 47(1): 203-209. (Impact factor = 1.207).

    7. Evaluation of Ethnopharmacological and Antioxidant Potential of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. J. Chem., 2015:1-8. (Impact factor = 0.772).

    8. Comparative Assessment of Synthetic-derived and Conventional Bread Wheat Advanced Lines Under Osmotic Stress and Implications for Molecular Analysis. Plant Mol Biol Rep. Springer. DOI 10.1007/s11105-015-0884-8 (Impact factor = 2.374).

    9. Effect of Salicylic Acid on the Growth and Physiological Characteristics of Maize under Stress Conditions J.Chem.Soc.Pak., 37(3):588-593(Impact factor: 0.345).

    10. Picrorhiza kurroa: An ethnopharmacologically important plant species of Himalayan region Pure and Applied Biology,4 (3):407-417 (Impact factor = 0.365).